Overview

The Italian born painter, Oscar DeMejo was also a jazz composer. A graduate in Law and Political Science, he put those degrees to work in his colorful stylized paintings, which are often witty or ironic depictions of the human condition or scenes which chronicle American history.

Artist: 
Oscar De Mejo
Date: 
1911-1992
Inscriptions: 
Alexandria Museum of Art Collection, Gift of Steven and Jadwiga Markoff 2006.m.079
Medium: 
acrylic on canvas
Dimensions: 
36 x 50 inches

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